I&F Welcomes Lauren Zimmer

Inman and Fitzgibbons welcomes new associate Lauren Zimmer to the firm.  Lauren grew up in the northwest suburbs of Chicago and attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, majoring in Political Science.  While at the University of Illinois, Lauren was a resident advisor, youth soccer coach, member of a sorority and participated in the university’s intramural sports…


I&F Scores a Victory in Repetitive Trauma Claim

Illinois employers are well-aware of the difficulties and expense posed by repetitive trauma claims.  Inman and Fitzgibbons is  happy to report that we recently prevailed at trial on just such a claim.   In this case, the petitioner, a counselor at a correctional facility, was claiming a right-sided carpal tunnel claim which required a surgical release. …


Circuit Court sets aside Permanent Total award and remands case back to Commission

In remanding the permanent and total disability award rendered by the Arbitrator and affirmed by the Commission the Circuit Court ruled that there was “a substantial sparsity of objective evidence . . . most, if not all of the physicians’ findings are based on petitioner’s subjective statements.” In this case, the petitioner, a 41-year old…


Our Email Addresses Have Changed

Please note the change to our email addresses.  Effective immediately, all firm email address will end in  “@inmanfitzgibbons.com”.   Email to the old addresses will still be delivered for the time being, but please be sure to update your address books.



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